Special Collections and Archives

Charles Wesley Slack, Papers, 1817-1860

Special Collections and Archives

Charles Wesley Slack, Papers, 1817-1860

Charles Wesley Slack, Papers, 1817-1906

George Cruikshank's The Worship of Wealth


Box 1: Papers, 1817-1860

Folder Contents

  1. 1817, 1 Mar.: Russell, B[enjamin], 1761-1845.
    Receipt for subscription to the Columbian Centinel, Boston, Mass., Sept. 1, 1816-March 1, 1817, from Major John Bray. Printed Document. 1 p., 4.5 cm.
  2. 1829, 20 Apr.: Slack, Ruggles; Boston, [Mass.] To Henshaw, David; Boston, [Mass.]
    Puts himself forward as a candidate for a position in the Customs Office. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 24.6 cm.
  3. [ca. 1833-1836]: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
    The Worship of Wealth, designed, etched, and published by George Cruikshank: 23 Myddeton, Terrace Pentonville, England. 37 p., 21.9 cm.
  4. 1838, 20 Nov.: Slack, Chas [Charles] W[esley], 1825-1885.
    Character of Columbus. Autograph Essay Signed. 2 p., 22.1 cm.
  5. 1838, 10 Dec.: Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Boston, [Mass.] To John P. Hine; New Hampton, N.H.
    Would be glad to assist him but cannot advance funds; wishes him well with his invention. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25.2 cm.
  6. 1839, 2 Feb.: Slack, Chas [Charles] W[esley], 1825-1885.
    History of the Eliot School. Autograph Essay Signed. 4 p., 30.7 cm.
  7. 1839, 16 Oct.: Slack, C[harles] W[esley], 1825-1885.
    The Mechanics' Exhibition [Boston]. Autograph Essay Signed. 3 p., 24.8 cm.
  8. 1840, 12 Aug.: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885.
    Eliot School Closing Exhibition, August 12, 1840. Program. Two Appearances by Slack. Printed Document. 1 p., 24.8 cm.
  9. 1838-1840: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885.
    School compositions, 12, dated Jan. 30, 1838, Jan. 8, Mar. 18, Apr. 8, Apr. 25, Aug., Oct. 7, Dec. 3, 1839, Jan. 16, Feb. 6, May, Aug., 1840, n.d.
  10. 1844, 16 Nov.: Brownson, O[restes] A[ugustus], 1803-1876. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Confirms lecture date. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  11. 1843, 16 Sept.-1844, 10 Mar.: Slack, Cha[rle]s W[esley], 1825-1885.
    Personal Journal. Autograph Document Signed. 129 p., 18.7 cm.
  12. 1845, 22 Feb.: Slack, Cha[rle]s W[esley], 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.]
    "An address delivered before the Mechanic Apprentices' Library Association of Boston, February 22, 1845, Being the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Institution." Autograph Document Signed. 35 p., 25.2 cm.
  13. 1845, 12 Mar.: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885.
    Mechanic Apprentices' Library Association, Elocutionary Exhibition, March 12, 1845. Program. Two appearances by Slack. Printed Document. 1 p., 28 cm.
  14. 1845, 13 Dec.: Quincy, Edmund, 1808-1877; Dedham, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Confirms lecture date. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 22.5 cm.
  15. 1846, 19 Mar.: Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870; Cambridge, [Mass.] To Charles W. Slack.
    Lecture subject to be "Indian Eloquence". Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.8 cm.
  16. 1848, 1 Jan.: [Slack], Eve[lina] E. Vannevar; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack; [Boston, Mass.]
    Sends best wishes for the new year. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.8 cm.
  17. 1848, 6 Apr.: [Slack], Charles [Wesley], 1825-1885; Bellow's Falls, Vt. To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack; Boston, Mass.]
    Describes trip to Vermont on behalf of temperance movement. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 25.2 cm.
  18. 1848, 11 Apr.: [Slack], Charles [Wesley], 1825-1885; Waterbury, Vt. To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack; Boston, Mass.]
    Account of his trip to Vermont. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 25.2 cm.
  19. 1848, 24 July: Stone, James M.
    Liberty Roll. 1848. Autograph Document Signed. 89 p., 19 cm.
    Lists names and addresses of "liberty" voters in alphabetical order by wards in which the individual lived in May 1848. Verso of front cover includes: Role tallies for 1847 and 1848 by ward, and votes for 1847.
  20. 1848, 10 Dec.: Slack, Charles W[esley], 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.] To Sam[uel Slack].
    Family health; announces his marriage; political and business matters. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 24.9 cm.
  21. 1848, 10 Dec.: [Slack], Eva [Evelina E. Vannevar]. To Caroline [Vannevar].
    Thanksgiving celebration; family matters; wedding plans. Half of the letter is by C. W. Slack. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 24.9 cm.
  22. 1849, 9 Jan.: Slack, Charles Wesley.
    Ledger of wedding gifts and givers. Autograph Document Signed. 8 l., 90 p., 16.1 cm.
    With account book of "expenses of Marriage" from 9 January 1849 to 2 March 1852. Autograph Document Signed. 23 l., 20 cm.
  23. 1849, 28 May: Duganne, A[ugustine] J[oseph] H[ickey], 1823-1884; Philadelphia. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Regrets stoppage of his paper; requests copies of his "legend" and issues of Excelsior critiquing his poems; asks of 30th anniversary "Mammoth" of the library. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.1 cm.
  24. 1849, 30 Sept.: [Slack], Charles [Wesley], 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.] To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack; Bernardston, Mass.]
    Details of his trip home. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 24.9 cm.
  25. 1849, 7 Oct.: [Slack], Evelina [E. Vannevar]; [Bernardston, Mass.] To Charley [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Gives plans to return to Boston; tells of vacation. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 26.9 cm.
  26. 1849, 5 Nov.: Slack, Charles W[esley], 1825-1885.
    Autobiography. Autograph Essay. 1 p., 24.7 cm.
  27. [1849 or 1850]: [Slack], Charles [Wesley], 1825-1885. To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack].
    Asks her to mail cards. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20 cm.
  28. 1850, 6 Jan.: Greenwood, Grace [Sara Jane (Clarke) Lippincott], 1823-1904; New Brighton, Pa. To The Washingtonian ; [Washington, D.C.]
    Thanks them for reviewing her book Greenwood Leaves. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.7 cm.
  29. 1850, 24 Jan.: Greenwood, Grace [Sara Jane (Clarke) Lippincott], 1823-1904; New Brighton, Pa. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Thanks him for sending journal; gives account of her problem with the "Lady's Book." Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 17.7 cm.
  30. 1850, 21 Oct.: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885.
    Vigilance Committees Accounts from 21 October 1850 to Nov. 1, 1853. Autograph Document. 5 l., 39.4 cm.
  31. 1851, 13 Feb.: Slack, Charles W[esley], 1825-1885; St. Johnsburg, Vt. To [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack, Chelsea, Mass.
    Gives account of trip to give lectures. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25 cm.
  32. 1851, 15 Feb.: Slack, Evelina E. [Vannevar]; [Chelsea, Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack; St. Johnsburg, Vt.
    Family matters. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25 cm.
    Note by Slack's father added.
  33. 1851, 19 Feb.: Slack, Charles W[esley], 1825-1885; St. Johnsburg, Vt. To Eva [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack; Chelsea, Mass.
    Recounts events on his trip. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 25 cm.
  34. 1851, 23 Feb.: [Slack], Charles [Wesley], 1825-1885; St. Johnsburg, Vt. To [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack, Chelsea, Mass.
    More details of lecture tour. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 25 cm.
  35. 1851, 26 Feb.: [Slack], Evelina [E. Vannevar]; Chelsea, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack, St. Johnsburg, Vt.
    Gives account of her activities; comments on lectures. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 25 cm.
  36. 1851, 26 Feb.: [Slack], Evelina [E. Vannevar]; Chelsea, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Writes of family affairs. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25 cm.
    Contains a note from Mary Slack.
  37. 1851, 2 Mar.: Slack, Chas [Charles] W[esley]; Barton, Vt. To [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack; Chelsea, Mass.
    Events of his lecture tour. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 25 cm.
  38. 1851, 4 Mar.: [Slack], Evelina [E. Vannevar]; Chelsea, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack, Craftsbury, Vt.
    Family matters. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25 cm.
  39. 1851, 9 Mar.: Slack, Chas [Charles] W[esley], 1825-1885; Stowe, Vt. To Eva [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack; Chelsea, Mass.
    Lecture tour events. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 25 cm.
  40. 1851, 11 Mar.: [Slack], Evelina [E. Vannevar]. To Charles W[esley] Slack; Waterbury, Vt.
    Family matters. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 25 cm.
  41. 1851, 16 Mar.: Slack, Charles W[esley], 1825-1885; Burlington, Vt. To [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack; Chelsea, Mass.
    Describes upper Vermont and events of his lecture tour. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 25 cm.
  42. 1851, 14 June: Charley [Slack, Charles Wesley], 1825-1885; Sackets Harbor, N.Y. To [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack; Chelsea, Mass.
    Describes trip to New York City and then North and West. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 25 cm.
  43. 1851, 17 June: Charley [Slack, Charles Wesley], 1825-1885; Toronto, Canada. To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack; Chelsea, Mass.]
    Events of meeting in Toronto; travel plans. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 24.8 cm.
  44. [1851]: Charley [Slack, Charles Wesley], 1825-1885. To Eva [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack; Chelsea, [Mass.]
    Family matters; tells of preparations for "celebration." Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.9 cm.
  45. [1852], 12 May: Emerson, R[alph] W[aldo], 1803-1882; Concord, [Mass.] To [Charles] List.
    Makes two corrections in his speech as reported in the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.7 cm.
  46. 1852, 3 June: Slack, C[harles] W[esley], 1825-1885; Richmond, [Va.] To Eva [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack].
    Convention activities; travel plans. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25.1 cm.
  47. 1852, 5 June: Slack, Evelina E. [Vannevar]. To Charley [Charles] W[esley] Slack.
    Family matters. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 17.5 cm.
  48. 1852, 8 June: Slack, Chas [Charles] W[esley], 1825-1885; Mechums River, Va. To Eva [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack; Boston, Mass.
    Account of travel in Virginia. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 24.5 cm.
  49. 1852, 13 June: Slack, Chas [Charles] W[esley]. 1825-1885; Baltimore, [Maryland. To [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack; Boston, Mass.
    Travel plans; gives account of relatives. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 25 cm.
  50. 1852, 17 Nov.: Swan, William D[raper], 1809-1864; Chicago, [Ill.] To Frank Moore.
    Comments on life back in Boston and selling horses. Discusses Franklin Pierce being chosen for President over Webster, and the nomination of Scoto. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25.3 cm.
  51. 1853, 19 Nov.: Grant, M[oses]. To G[eorge] S[tevens].
    Cannot serve on the Committee of Ward 4. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.9 cm.
  52. 1853, 19 Nov.: Lawrence, Kath[erine], Boston, [Mass.] To ____; Col.
    Lawrence is in London, and cannot serve on the Executive Committee of the 4th Ward. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.6 cm.
  53. 1853, 21 Nov.: Smith, J[erome] V[on] C[rowninsheld], 1800-1879. To Citizen's Union.
    Accepts the Citizen's Union nomination for Mayor of Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 30.5 cm.
  54. 1853, 14 Dec.: Buck, Ephraim; Boston, [Mass.] To Citizen's Union.
    Declines a nomination. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.9 cm.
  55. 1854, 11 Jan.: Slack, Charles W[esley], 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.] To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack].
    Family affairs; recent election. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 25.2 cm.
  56. 1854, 25 Feb.: Smith, J[erome] V[an] C[rowninsheld], 1880-1879; Boston, [Mass.] To Abel Munroe and other members of a Committee of the Citizen's Union.
    Assures the committee he is aware of their principles. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
  57. 1854, 1 Mar.: Million Freedom Fund.
    List of contributors and statement of purpose. Autograph Document. 14 p., 32.5 cm.
  58. 1854, 15 June: Charley [Slack, Charles Wesley], 1825-1885; New York, [N.Y.] To Eva [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack; Boston, Mass.
    Describes his activities in New York. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 23.2 cm.
  59. 1854, 22 June: Slack, Chas [Charles] W[esley], 1825-1885; Concord, N.H. To Eva [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack; Boston, Mass.
    Travel plans. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25.2 cm.
  60. [1854?, June?]: Eva [Slack, Evelina E. Vannevar] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Has gone to a funeral. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 15.5 cm.
  61. 1854, 6 Aug.: Charley [Slack, Charles Wesley], 1825-1885; Brandon, Vt. To [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack; Boston, Mass.
    Describes trip to Brandon. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25 cm.
  62. 1854, 8 Aug.: Eva [Slack, Evelina E. Vannevar]; Boston, [Mass.] To Charley [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Family and business matters. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.6 cm.
  63. 1854, 5 Oct.: Eva [Slack, Evelina E. Vannevar]. To Charley [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Family matters. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 16 cm.
  64. 1854, 6 Oct.: Eva [Slack, Evelina E. Vannevar]. To Charley [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Travel plans. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.7 cm.
  65. 1855, 13 Mar.: Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861; Boston, [Mass.]. To J[ames] W[inchell] Stone.
    Discusses article for the Telegraph concerning a pro-slavery meeting in Boston. Inclusion of [Judge] Edward G. Loring at this meeting and his pro-slavery sentiments. Also use of Faneuil Hall by Rev. D. Channing to notice the death of Lovejoy. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25.1 cm.
  66. 1855, 15 Mar.: Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861; Boston, [Mass.] To James Einchell Stone.
    Letter edited for publication in the Telegraph concerning the public meetings on the subject of slavery held in 1835 and 1837. Lists some of the people attending these meetings. Autograph Letter Signed, 4 p., 25.1 cm.
  67. 1855, 15 Mar.: Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861. To Stone, James Winchell.
    List of people against the antislavery movement. Autograph Letter Signed. 5 p., 25 cm.
  68. 1855, 5 Apr.: Higginson, T[homas] W[entworth], 1823-1911; Worcester, [Mass] To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Thanks Slack for his efforts for "Equal School Rights" in the legislature. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.1 cm.
  69. 1885, 20 April: Gardner, Henry J[oseph], 1819-1892; Boston. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Relates passage of a new "Anti-liquer Bill" and its constitutionality. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 22.9 cm.
  70. 1855, 13 June: [Slack], Charles [Wesley], 1825-1885; Cleveland, [Ohio]. To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack].
    Events of trip to Cleveland. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 25.1 cm.
  71. 1855, 16 June: Eva [Slack, Evelina E. Wesley Slack].
    Family matters. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 17.5 cm.
  72. 1855, 17 June: [Slack], Charley [Charles Wesley], 1825-1885; Rochester, N.Y. To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack; Boston, Mass.]
    Travel plans; family matters. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 18.7 cm.
  73. 1855, 31 Dec.: Nell, William C[ooper], 1816-1874; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Comments upon the exclusion of blacks from choice seats in the Boston Theatre. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25 cm.
  74. [1855]: [Slack], Charley [Charles Wesley], 1825-1885. To Eva [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack; West Newton, [Mass.]
    Asks her to postpone visit. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.8 cm.
  75. 1856, 30 Apr.: [Slack], Charles [Wesley], 1825-1885; Gloucester, [Mass.] To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack].
    Account of his travels; describes evening at the theater. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 25.2 cm.
  76. 1856, 7 Aug.: [Slack], Eva [Evelina E. Vannevar]. To Chartley [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Account of travel. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  77. 1856, 10 Aug.: [Slack], Charles [Wesley], 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.] To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack; North Weare, N.H.]
    Tells of activities while family is away. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 15.2 cm.
  78. 1856, 13 Aug.: [Slack], Charley [Charles Wesley], 1825-1885; Brewster, Mass. To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack; North Weare, N.H.]
    Account of trip to Cape Cod. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.6 cm.
  79. 1856, 14 Aug.: [Slack], Eva [Evelina E. Vannevar; North Weare, N.H.] To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Tells of their vacation. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.5 cm.
  80. 1856, 18 Aug.: [Slack], Charley [Charles Wesley], 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.] To Eva [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack].
    Arrived home safely. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.5 cm.
  81. 1856, 11 Nov.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Cambridge. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Compliments on appointment as clerk to the House of Representatives. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 22.9 cm.
  82. 1856, 18 Nov.: [Slack], Charles [Wesley], 1825-1885; Providence, [R.I.] To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack; Boston, Mass.]
    Account of business trip. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 24.7 cm.
  83. 1856, 20 Nov.: [Slack], Charles [Wesley], 1825-1885; Providence [R.I.] To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack; Boston, Mass.]
    Continues business in Providence. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20 cm.
  84. 1856, 31 Dec.: [Slack], Charles [Wesley], 1825-1885; Holyoke, Mass. To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack; Boston Mass.]
    Account of business trip; visits to relatives. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 19.5 cm.
  85. 1857, [July]: Parker, Theo[dore], 1810-1860; [Boston, Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Gives date of celebration at Cambridge Divinity School. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  86. 1857, 23 Sept.: [Slack], Charles [Wesley], 1825-1885; Greenfield, Mass. To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack; Boston, Mass.]
    Account of business trip. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  87. 1857, 30 Nov.: Bird, F[rancis] W[illiam], 1809-1894; East Walpole, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Concerns a previous disagreement between Bird and Slack. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  88. 1857, 7 Dec.: Wilson, H[enry], 1812-1875; [Washington, D.C.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Asks Slack to get thirty dollars owed to him by two individuals; inquires about election. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.6 cm.
  89. 1857, 11 Dec.: Hale, Edward E[verett], 1822-1909; Boston, Mass. To the Chairman and Secretary of the Citizen's Ward Meeting; Ward, Ill.
    Declines a nomination to the School Committee. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20 cm.
  90. 1858, 29 Jan.: Nell, William C[ooper], 1816-1874; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Reminding Slack of this proposed ten minute talk at the Faneuil Hall Commemorative Festival (Mar. 5, 1858) and Protest against the Dred Scott decision. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.9 cm.
    The letter is written on the back of a circular for this event.
  91. 1858, 18 Feb.: Curtis, George William, 1824-1892; N[ew] Y[ork], [N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Writes concerning a lecture he is going to give entitled "Fair Play for Women." Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20 cm.
  92. 1858, 30 Aug.: Hasewell, Charles C.; [Boston]. To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Regrets not being able to do task of which they had spoken. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.8 cm.
  93. 1858, 12 Sept.: Hale, John P[arker], 1806-1873; Dover, New Hampshire. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Discusses speech topic. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25 cm.
  94. 1858, 15 Sept.: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911; Worcester, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Advising Slack to not waste his time writing to Beecher (Henry Ward) because he does not answer letters. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
    Accompanied by a copy of the letter.
  95. 1858, 30 Sept.: Curtis, George William, 1824-1892; North Shore, [Staten Island, N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Concerns a lecturer for Slack and the M.L.A. (Mass. Lyceum Assn.) Speaks of Mrs. Stanton and Mr. Emerson as possible speakers. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  96. 1858, 8 Oct.: Chapin, E[dwin] H[ubbell], 1814-1880; New York, [N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Concerning the title of his upcoming lecture, "Columbus". Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.8 cm.
  97. 1858, 11 Oct.: Curtis, George William, 1824-1892; N[ew] Y[ork], [N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Short note telling Slack only that he will come next Tuesday. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  98. 1858, 13 Oct.: Curtis, George William, 1824-1892; New York, N.Y. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Discusses the length of his speech "Fair Play". Wishes it to run a bit longer than an hour. Staying at the Fremont House. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  99. 1858, 16 Oct.: Curtis, George William, 1824-1892; N[ew] Y[ork], N.Y. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    At the Fremont House, Curtis has sent a han (?) to his friend Julia Howe for Tuesday evening. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  100. 1858, 25 Oct.: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911; Worcester, Mass. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Tells Slack that his lecture will be without notes and that he dislikes standing behind a desk. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.9 cm.
  101. 1858, 4 Nov.: Bradburn, Geo[rge]. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Inquires if Mr. Giddings is to lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  102. 1858, 7 Nov.: Severance, [C?] [M?] To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Regrets Mrs. Stanton's inability to keep her appointment; asks if Phillips can fill her place. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20 cm.
  103. 1858, 10 Nov.: Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889; New York [New York]. To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Relates steps taken to verify Mrs. Stanton's presence in New York; contacted her brother-in-law, Dr. Bayard, then distant relations. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.9 cm.
  104. 1858, 13 Nov.: Beecher, Mrs. H[enry] W[ard]; Brooklyn, [New York]. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Gives topic of Mr. Beecher's lecture, "The law of Sympathy applied to Common Life". Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 18 cm.
  105. 1858, 3 Dec.: White, Rich[ard] Grant, 1821-1885; [New York, New York]. To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Discusses sending proofs by mail for greatest convenience. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.6 cm.
  106. 1859, 2 Jan.: Gurnell, W. H. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Will write to J[ames] F[reeman] Clarke about meeting in "Theo Parker's Place" in a few weeks. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.3 cm.
  107. 1859, 21 Jan.: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911; Worcester, Mass. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Discusses the necessity of obtaining interesting speakers for church congregations, otherwise the people will not attend. Mentions Mr. Parker's Society, and his attempt to sustain irregular meetings. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20 cm.
  108. 1859, 21 Jan.: Higginson, T[homas] W[entworth], 1823-1911; Worcester, [Mass.]
    Receipt for a lecture. Autograph Document Signed. 1 p., 10.3 cm.
  109. 1859, 28 Feb.: Curtis, George William, 1824-1892; North Shore, [Staten Island, N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Tells Slack he will be able to read a lecture on Dec. 11, that he had prepared for Philadelphia and elsewhere on "The Recent Aspect of the Slavery Question." A.P.S. refers to Theo. Parker. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.2 cm.
  110. 1859, Feb.: Beecher, H[enry] W[ard], 1883-1887; Brooklyn, [N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Wants a list of lecturers in the Lyceum course and also discusses the dropping of Mr. [Theo] Parker from the Boston Lyceum for his "peculiar moral doctrines". Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 17.9 cm.
  111. 1859, 22 Mar.: Jenkins, L.A. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Regrets he is unable to accept Slack's invitation to speak, but he is willing to speak at a future date in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  112. 1859, 29 Mar.: Fisk, U. M.; Taunton, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Regrets that he will not be able to speak in Boston next Sunday. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.6 cm.
  113. 1859, 2 April: Curtis, George William, 1884-1892; [New York?] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Declines activities; had and address which students printed. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.5 cm.
  114. 1859, 5 April: Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861; Boston, [Mass.] To Friends.
    Introduces Antoinette Brown [Blackwell] to the Standing Committee of the 28 Congregation Society Friends as a speaker representing the "Pulpit" and "Woman's Rights" at the same time. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.6 cm.
  115. 1859, 6 April: Hassall, Robert; Haverhill, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Accepts invitation to speak. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 22.2 cm.
  116. 1859, 6 April: Hassall, R[obert]; Haverhill, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Tells Slack where he will be staying in Boston. He first noted the Adams House, then changed to the Broomfield House. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  117. 1859, 11 April: Blackwell, Antoinette [Louisa] Brown, 1825-1921; New York, [N.Y.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Accepts speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 15.7 cm.
  118. 1859, 17 April: Shackford, C.C.; Lynn, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Confirms speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.7 cm.
  119. [1859?], 21 April: Russell, Thomas. To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Regrets not to be able to attend festival; would have been pleased to take part and honor Theodore Parker. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  120. 1859, 28 April: Jenkins, L.A.; N[ew] Y[ork], [N.Y.] To Trustees of T. Parker's Congregation.
    Discusses the confusion which arose as to whether Jenkins had or had not accepted an invitation to speak at the congregation. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  121. 1859, 5 May: Nell, William C[ooper], 1816-1874; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Requests written testimony on operation of Equal School Rights in Boston; opposition to make it appear that colored children are absent due to opposition of teachers and students. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 18.5 cm.
  122. 1859, 11 May: Higginson, T[homas] W[entworth], 1823-1911; Worcester, [Mass.] To ____.
    Asks about lecture dates; suggests O.B. Frothingham as speaker. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  123. 1859, 13 May: Higginson, T[homas] W[entworth], 1823-1911; Worcester, [Mass.] To ____.
    Arranges lecture date. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  124. 1859, 14 May: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Hopes Slack will be able to help a Miss Smith in seeking a teaching position. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.3 cm.
  125. 1859, 15 May: Wasson, David A[twood], 1823-1887; Medford, [Mass.] To [Jno. R.] Manly.
    Making arrangements for Rev. Samuel Johnson of Salem to speak at Music Hall. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.7 cm.
    Draft of Manly's response enclosed.
  126. 1859, 17 May: Chapin, E[dwin] H[ubell], 1814-1880; New York, [New York]. To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Regrets being unable to supply [Theodore?] Parker's pulpit on July 3. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
  127. 1859, 19 May: Emerson, R[alph] Waldo, 1803-1882; Concord, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Gives subject of his lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 18 cm.
  128. 1859, 21 May: Mayo, A[mory] D[wight], 1823-1907; Albany [New York]. To _____.
    Declining a preaching invitation in Mr. Parker's pulpit. Autograph Letter Signed . 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  129. 1859, 24 May: Chapin, E[dwin] H[ubbell], 1814-1880; New York, [N.Y.] To _____.
    Declines invitation to preach. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  130. 1859, 27 May: Fisk, U.M.; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Accepts invitation to speak. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  131. 1859, 30 May: Fisk, U.M. To Charles W[esley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Moral Heroism subject of his discourse. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.6 cm.
  132. 1859, 8 June: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.] To [Jno. R.] Manly; Boston, [Mass.]
    Gives state of his health in reference to speaking engagements. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.7 cm.
  133. 1859, 10 June: Bernard, C.F. To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Requests distribution of report; praises the Society and Mr. Parker; sends well wishes. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.8 cm.
  134. 1859, 11 June: Manby, [John R.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Reports Emerson has written to Dudley announcing his subject as "Works and Days"; encloses note from D.A. Wasson. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
  135. 1859, 13 June: W[illia]m Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Recommends Mr. Buckley as a copyist; describes his special problems; praises Slack for giving him the opportunity. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.7 cm.
  136. 1859, 23 June: Kennard, M.P.; Boston, [Mass.] To [Henry Ward Beecher].
    Asks if he will give a lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  137. 1859, 30 June: Beecher, H[enry] W[ard], 1813-1887; Brooklyn, [N.Y.] To [M.P.] Kennard.
    Unable to preach in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  138. 1859, 1 July: Slack, Chas [Charles] W[esley], 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.]
    Asks him to preach on July 10. Telegram. 1 p., 14.1 cm.
  139. 1859, 7 July: Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864; Quincy, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Declines invitation to speak before the Congregational Society on short notice. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.7 cm.
  140. 1859, 20 Jul.: Higginson, T[homas] W[entworth], 1823-1911; En route for Pigeon Cove. To _____.
    Confirms Dec. 20 engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  141. 1859, 20 July: Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860; Montreux, Canton de Vaud, Switzerland. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Informs Slack that Charles Sumner will not be able to return to lecture soon without becoming an invalid; discusses [Edwin McMasters] Stanton as presidential candidate. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.5 cm.
  142. 1859, 21 Aug.: Hunt, Harriet K.; Bangor, [Me.] To _____.
    Details of a journey through Maine. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.7 cm.
  143. 1859, 26 Aug.: Douglas, Frederick, 1817?-1895; Rochester, [New York]. To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Corrects mistake of The Tribune; shall not depart for England until November; plans to lecture in Boston; speaking from Mr. Parker's pulpit brings fear and trembling. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  144. 1859, 31 Aug.: Noyes, George Freeman, 1824-1868; Portland, [Ma.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Offers to take Theodore Parker's place on September 18. Discusses the status of American religion at the present. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.2 cm.
  145. 1859, 1 Sept.: Noyes, George F[reeman], 1824-1868; New York, [New York]. To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Expresses thanks for copy of Parker's letter to the Society and his sermon on Beauty; reaffirms acceptance of speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.23 cm.
  146. 1859, 11 Sept.: Higginson, T[homas] W[entworth], 1823-1911; Worcester, [Mass.] To _____.
    Inquires as to correct speaking date. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  147. 1859, 14 Sept.: Schurz, C[arl], 1829-1906; Watertown, [Conn.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Concerned with scheduling a lecture tour that pays. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.6 cm.
  148. 1859, 17 Sept.: Stamton, E[lizabeth] Cady; Seneca Falls, [New York]. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Announces the title of her lecture to be "The Citizen"; had difficulty deciding on title; sends Mr. Stanton's regards. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  149. [1859?], Sept.: Hepworth, G[eorge] H[ughes], 1833-1902; Boston, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Thanks Slack for invitation to speak. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  150. 1859, 6 Oct.: Curtis, George W[illiam], 1824-1892; Staten Island, [N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack].
    Changing title of his lecture from "Modern Infidelity" to "The Present Aspect of the Slavery Question," but asking Slack's opinion. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  151. 1859, 6 Oct.: Mayo, A[mory] D[wight], 1823-1907; Albany, [N.Y.] To _____.
    Confirming preaching engagement for Oct. 23. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  152. [1859?], 11 Oct.: Bird, F[rancis] W[illiam], 1809-1894; East Walpole, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Thanks him for praise of poem. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  153. 1859, 11 Oct.: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892; North Shore [Staten Island, N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Agrees with Slack's opinion that the title of his lecture should be "Modern Infidelity." Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  154. 1859, 15 Oct.: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Confirming his appearance at the Temple on Oct. 25. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  155. 1859, 25 Oct.: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892; North Shore, [Staten Island, N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Tells of giving out a pass for his lecture to Mrs. L.G. Howe. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  156. 1859, 6 Nov.: Greenwood, Grace [Sara Jane (Clarke Lippincott)], 1823-1904; Philadelphia, [Pa.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Comments on her lecture in Boston, being nervous about it, having been ill' but still prepared to give lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.2 cm.
  157. 1859, 10 Nov.: Mulock, Edwin [I?]; Dover, New Hampshire. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Explains willingness to speak but inability because of the forthcoming articles on John Brown in the Liberator. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  158. 1859, 11 Nov.: Emerson, R[alph] W[aldo], 1803-1882; Concord, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Gives title of lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  159. 1859, 11 Nov.: Frothingham, O[ctavius] B[rooks], 1822-1895; New York, [N.Y.] To _____.
    Declining to preach in Boston because almost impossible to fill his pulpit at home. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.8 cm.
  160. 1859, 16 Nov.: Taylor, Baynard, 1825-1878; New York, [N.Y.] To _____.
    Agrees to speak and asks for subject. Partly printed Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
  161. [1859?], 17 Nov.: Emerson, R[alph] W[aldo], 1803-1882; Concord, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Accepts invitation to speak; declines amount of time offered him to speak. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.5 cm.
  162. 1859, 19 Nov.: Hepworth, G[eorge] H[ughes], 1833-1902. To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Declines to the part in a meeting concerning John Brown. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
    Accompanied by "a counter card" by C.W. Slack, and clipping regarding the meeting.
  163. 1859, 21 Nov.: Wheelock, E[dwin] M[iller], 1829-1901; Dover, [N.H.] To Charles [W[esley] Slack.
    Arranges meeting to select hymns; will preach sermon on John Brown. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20 cm.
  164. 1859, 25 Nov.: Schurz, C[arl], 1829-1906; Providence, [R.I.] To Chas [Charles] W[esley] Slack.
    Gives topic for lecture; travel plans. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.4 cm.
  165. 1859, 7 Dec.: Furness, W[illiam] H[enry], 1802-1896; Philadelphia, [Pa.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Accepts preaching engagement conditional upon finding replacement for his own pulpit. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.2 cm.
  166. 1859, 19 Dec.: Chapin, E[dwin] H[ubell], 1814-1880; New York, N.Y. To _____.
    Gives subject of lecture "Modern Chivalry" to be given. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.2 cm.
  167. 1859, 21 Dec.: Richardson, James, 1817-1863. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Seeking confirmation of a speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.7 cm.
  168. 1859, 26 Dec.: Drew, T.; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Sends a "small specimen of the ornithological productions" and Christmas greetings. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  169. 1860, 17 Jan.: Schurz, C[arl], 1829-1906; New York, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Arrangements for a lecture tour. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  170. 1860, 18 Jan.: Newhall, ____; Roxbury, [Mass.] To Chas [Charles] W[esley] Slack.
    Regrets he cannot speak as requested. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  171. 1860, 26 Jan.: Holland, J[osiah] G[ilbert], 1819-1881; New York, N.Y. To John T[urner] Sargent.
    Offering to speak at 28th Congregational Church in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17 cm.
  172. 1860, 27 Jan.: Sargent, John T[urner], d. 1877; Boston, [Mass.] To Jno R. Manley.
    Gives information about Josiah Gilbert Holland. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  173. 1860, 30 Jan.: King, T[homas] S[tair], 1824-1864. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Declines invitation to speak because of commitments before his departure from Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.1 cm.
  174. 1860, 31 Jan.: Curtis, Geo[rge] W[illia]m, 1824-1892; Boston, [Mass.] To _____.
    Cannot commit himself to a speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.4 cm.
  175. 1860, 1 Feb.: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam]. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Questions coming to speak Dec. 25. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.8 cm.
  176. 1860, 9 Feb.: Greenwood, Grace [Sara Jane Clarke Lippincott], 1823-1904; Philadelphia, [Pa.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Cannot give a Sunday lecture because of heavy schedule and need for rest. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.3 cm.
  177. 1860, 14 Feb.: Furness, W[illiam] H[enry], 1802-1896; Phila[delphia, Pa.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Wonders if he is to speak in Mr. Parker's place the second Sunday in March. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 17.7 cm.
  178. 1860, 15 Feb.: Wasson, David A[twood], 1823-1887; Concord, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Will speak on "Moral Sources of Personal Power." Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.8 cm.
  179. 1860, 18 Feb.: Clarke, Jas [James] Freeman, 1810-1888; Jamaica Plain, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Arranges to deliver sermon. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  180. 1860, 28 Feb.: Pierpont, W.; West Medford, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Accepts speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  181. 1860, 6 Mar.: Studley, W. S.; Williamsburgh, [Mass.?] To Charley [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Accepts invitation to speak. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  182. 1860, 22 Mar.: Greenwood, Grace [Sara Jane (Clarke) Lippincott], 1823-1904; Philadelphia, [Pa.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Tells of a serious breakdown and not able to fulfill commitments. When she does lecture in Boston, she would like it to be on a weekday evening and not a Sunday. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.6 cm.
  183. 1860, 28 Mar.: Wheelock, E[dwin] M[iller], 1829-1901; Dover, [N.H.] To Charles [Wesley] Slack.
    Can't preach on a certain date but gives times when he can. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20 cm.
  184. 1860, 1 Apr.: Phillips, W[endell], 1811-1884. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Unable to lecture this Spring. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  185. 1860, 1 Apr.: Wasson, David A[twood], 1823-1887; Concord, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Acknowledging speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.5 cm.
  186. 1860, 12 Apr.: Wheelock, E[dwin] M[iller], 1829-1901; Dover, [N.H.] To Chas [Charles] W[esley] Slack.
    Gives the title of his May 6 address. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.9 cm.
  187. 1860, 17 Apr.: May, Samuel J[oseph], 1797, 1871; Syracuse, [New York?] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Accepts invitation to speak; does not wish to speak instead of Henry Ward Beecher; details Beecher's lecture on "Heads and Hearts." Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20 cm.
  188. 1860, 21 Apr.: Greenwood, Grace [Sara Jane (Clarke) Lippincott], 1823-1904; Jamaica Plain. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Will be in Boston and wants Slack to visit her at Ticknor's. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.7 cm.
  189. 1860, 12 May: Frothingham, O[ctavius] B[rooks]; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Note regarding an application for the use of the music hall for lectures. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  190. [1860, 13 May]: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To J[ohn] R. Manley.
    Unable to speak. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  191. 1860, 17 May: Heywood, E[zra] W. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Informs that "Phillips" will be unable to speak because of throat problems; will take his place; to speak on "Things which are not, versus things that are." Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  192. 1860, 17 May: Wasson, David A[twood], 1823-1887; Concord, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Will come to speak the next Sunday if needed, though weak from an attack. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 19.5 cm.
  193. 1860, 20 May: Wasson, David A[twood], 1823-1887; Concord, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Will be in Boston on 20th. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.9 cm.
  194. 1860, 21 May: Beecher, H[enry] W[ard], 1813-1887. To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Confirms speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.2 cm.
  195. 1860, 22 May: Wasson, David A[twood], 1823-1887; Concord, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Discusses speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p. 24.9 cm.
  196. 1860, 26 May: Beecher, H[enry] W[ard], 1813-1887; Stamford, [Conn.] To C[harles] Wesley Slack.
    Arriving that night. Telegram. 1 p., 21.3 cm.
  197. 1860, 30 May: Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907; New York, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Concerns a lecture invitation. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25.1 cm.
  198. 1860, 6 June: Wasson, David A[twood], 1823-1887; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Arranges speaking engagements. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 17.7 cm.
  199. 1860, 7 June: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Arranges speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.8 cm.
  200. 1860, 8 June: Russell, John L.; Salem [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Accepts invitation to attend Parker's service; will comply with Committee's wishes. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20 cm.
  201. 1860, 17 June: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892; North Shore, [Long Island]. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Confirms speaking date and topic. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  202. 1860, 26 June: Emerson, R[alph] W[aldo], 1803-1882; Concord, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Arranges to give lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.7 cm.
  203. 1860, 12 July: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892; New York, [N.Y.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Gives time and arrangements of speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  204. 1860, 3 Aug.: Martineau, James, 1805-1900; Scotland. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Expresses gratitude for invitation to stand for Parker on his trip to New England; regrets being unable to travel because of Mr. Taylor's illness; conveys sympathy for loss of Parker. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 18.9 cm.
  205. 1860, 13 Sept.: Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888; Jamaica Plain, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Announces lecture subject to be "True Theology The Basis of True Reform." Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  206. 1860, 13 Sept.: Manning, J.M.; Boston, [Mass.] To _____.
    Thanks for season tickets to Fraternity Lectures. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 18.3 cm.
  207. 1860, 20 Sept.: Dall, Caroline H[ealy], 1822-1912; Boston, [Mass.] To Mr. [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Thought her subject, "The Progress of the Women's Cause", was prescribed by Slack; fears voting will overshadow her lecture; requests Slack to call upon her. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  208. 1860, 3 Oct.: Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888; Boston, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Does not expect a full house at his lecture and wants advice on number of friends to invite. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.3 cm.
  209. 1860, 3 Oct.: Martin, J. Sella; Boston, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Accepts speaking engagement; requests service details. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24 cm.
  210. 1860, 23 Oct.: Nute, Effram, Jr.; Medford , [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Accepts invitation to speak; plans to give reminiscences of Italy, especially Rome and Florence. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  211. 1860, 29 Oct.: Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878; Chester Co., Pa. To _____.
    Seeks information about scheduling a lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21 cm.
  212. 1860, 10 Nov.: Greenwood, Grace [Sara Jane Clarke Lippincott], 1823-1904; Philadelphia, [Pa.] To Mr. [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Announces lecture title as "Home and the Homeless"; has not been working due to illness, rejoices at word of courses success. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.1 cm.
    Accompanied by picture and signature copy.
  213. 1860, 13 Nov.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1987; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Arranges lectures. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.3 cm.
  214. 1860, 14 Nov.: Schurz, C[arl], 1829-1906; Milwaukee, [Wisconsin]. To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Speaks of resting and writing after the campaign, mentions titles "American Civilization," "France Since 1848," and "America Abroad"; requests appointment dates. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  215. 1860, 20 Nov.: Higginson, T[homas] W[entworth], 1823-1911; Worcester, [Mass.] To _____.
    Concerned with the selection by Tichnor and Field's of John Weiss as Theodore Parker's biographer. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.3 cm.
  216. 1860, 28 Nov.: Schurz, C[arl], 1829-1906; Philadelphia, [Pa.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Arranging lecture date and topic. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.8 cm.
  217. 1860, 29 Nov.: Lippincott, L[eander] L.; Philadelphia, [Pa.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Answers a letter written to Sara Jane Lippincott. Concerns her lecture dates and health. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  218. 1860, 4 Dec.: Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Informs Slack that he will be unable to lecture because he is going West; is resting from the campaign. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  219. 1860, 16 Dec.: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892; New York, [N.Y.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Confirms lecture date. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 18.3 cm.
  220. 1860, 25 Dec.: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892; New York, [N.Y.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Concerns reaction by newspaper and audience of Wendell Phillips' speech. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 18.3 cm.
  221. [1860?]: Jennings, G. W.
    In memory of Theodore Parker. Autograph Poem Signed. 2 p., 31.6 cm.